“M for Malaysia” Film Screening by Bersih Auckland
On 19 February 2019, Bersih Auckland helped to spread the word around NZ via social media about Global Bersih’s crowdfunding campaign. Bersih Auckland raised CHF 135.74 towards enabling GB’s efforts
On 30 May, the documentary M for Malaysia premiered at the 14th Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival 2019 in New Zealand. Directed by Ineza Roussille and Dian Lee, and together with Marina Mahathir and Oscar winner Ruby Yang, it documented PM Tun Dr Mahathir bin Mohamad’s GE14 Election journey and his final political battle. The documentary was screened in Auckland and Wellington.
Bersih Auckland NZ together with Malaysians in New Zealand (MINZ) helped the directors publicize the event to Malaysian networks in Auckland and Wellington and also to interview a sampling of attendees to garner their thoughts and feedback about the documentary. At the end of the screening in Auckland, Bersih Auckland organised a lunch for friends of Bersih to meet and greet Inezza and Dian.